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Confidant

 

a stock character in French and Russian classical tragedy of the 17th and 18th centuries. The confidant is usually a person close to the hero or heroine, such as a nurse, tutor, or secretary. It is a supporting role: in answering the confidant’s questions, the hero reveals his own thoughts, feelings, and actions.

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With deep historical roots in Miami Beach,The Confidante is a three-towered property that pays homage to the vibrant feeling of the city in the 1950s.
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Secondly, the confidantes should open to talking about sex.
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Loida had always been a close confidante and adviser to Reginald and an importatit key to his success," he explains, rioting that Reginald and Loida's daughter, Leslie, an undergraduate at Harvard, had joined the board of directors in 1991.
The confidante said: "It may be he goes next May or later but the thing is the successor, who can take on Gordon.
Hired as a tutor for Brandon, he is brilliant and charming, a role model for Brandon and a confidante for Scott and Linda.